Today, also known as Valentine’s Day, is the day we tell others how much we love and appreciate them. I have the honor and pleasure of meeting you, talking to you, and seeing your hard work throughout the year. The interactions I have with you fill my bucket!
Fire Starters Blog
Boldness, clarity and wisdom for fundraising professionals
Time and time again I’ve watched organizations struggle with engaging their supporters. The trouble often stems from using boring, ineffective communication. Word choice matters!
There IS an art and a science to excellent storytelling. In these Mission Moment Monday posts my goal is to create some “ah ha” moments for you so you see HOW to communicate even more powerfully. I want to ensure you truly understand HOW to craft and share a powerful, action-causing, mission moment.
Do you find it’s sometimes hard to focus. The firehose of deadlines, event planning, meeting follow-up – so much to do and it feels like you’re always running short on time, money, and help. It’s easy to fall into negativity and complain. But it’s not productive.
Here’s a simple, straightforward formula that will allow you to double or even triple online fundraising for your nonprofit..
Many nonprofit organizations feel “burned” by online fundraising. Consultants, authors, and software vendors have been talking about the fundraising power of the Internet for the past 20 years, but far too many organizations have been disappointed by the results.
This week, I’ve gathered together some nonprofit resources and predictions to help you get your plans for 2018 together!
Welcome to Mission Moment Monday!
Coaching and training others to be sharing inspirational nonprofit stories is my passion and, I feel, my calling. This year I’ll be regularly sharing videos that capture a “live” storytelling coaching experience. You’ll get to see the coaching I shared with staff and board members who use my Complete Storytelling System.
Each new year nonprofit staff and board members ask me how to do better in their fundraising this year?
I say keep it simple:
Visiting new places is my passion. The by-product is I often observe unique and fun ideas for engagement and storytelling.
In this short, holiday video greeting I share with you my wishes for a prosperous 2018.